We specialize in both diagnosis and therapy for gastrointestinal disorders, with special expertise in liver and inflammatory bowel disease. In addition, we assist patients with nutritional support for the full spectrum of digestive tract issues.
At Millennium Gastroenterology P.C. “MGI”, you receive complete care from a team of highly trained medical professionals. MGI Center specializes in both diagnosis and therapy for gastrointestinal disorders, with special expertise in liver and inflammatory bowel disease. In addition, we assist patients with nutritional support for the full spectrum of digestive tract issues.Read More
What Causes Stomach Cancer? The main cause of stomach cancer is an infection with a bacterium called H. pylori. H. pylori infects the stomach and is the one of the most common infections worldwide. This bacterium was also recently found to be the root cause of the majority of ulcers. How do you Screen forRead More
Colonoscopy is the visual examination of the large intestine (colon) using a lighted, flexible video endoscope. The colon begins in the right-lower abdomen and looks like a big question mark as it moves up and around the abdomen, ending in the rectum. It is approximately 4 feet long. The colon has a number of functionsRead More
What are Hemorrhoids? Hemorrhoids are dilated (enlarged) veins that occur in and around the anus and rectum. They may be external (outside the anus) or internal (inside the rectum). Internal hemorrhoids can e felt and seen as lumps or knots while internal hemorrhoids cannot be felt or seen. What is Hemorrhoid Band Ligation? Hemorrhoid bandRead More
What is an Upper GI Endoscopy? Upper GI endoscopy, sometimes called EGD (esophagogastroduodenoscopy), is a procedure performed under sedation, during which the upper intestinal tract (esophagus, stomach, beginning of small intestine – duodenum) is visually examined using a lighted, flexible video endoscope (a flexible tube) that is placed into the mouth. The flexible endoscope isRead More
What are EMRs? EMRs are, at their simplest, digital (computerized) versions of patients’ paper charts. But EMRs, when fully up and running, are so much more than that. EMRs are real-time, patient-centered records. One of the key features of an EMR is that it can be created, managed, and consulted by authorized providers and staffRead More
How does Inpatient Admissions Work? Inpatient care is the care of patients whose condition requires admission to a hospital. For patients whose medical situation merits a need for rapid testing, extended close surveillance, or complex care beyond the scope of our office, we offer the option for inpatient admission to St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center.Read More
What is a Pillcam Capsule Endoscopy? The Pillcam Capsule Endoscopy is a procedure that involves the swallowing of a small, vitamin-sized electronic pill, which makes its way through the digestive tract while taking 2 pictures per second, for a total of 50,000 photos comprising of a total of 8 hours of footage. These photos areRead More
Gastrointestinal Procedures Colon Polypectomy Colonoscopy EGD (Upper Endoscopy) Liver Biopsy ReShape Procedure Surgeries Colon Surgery Endocrine Surgery Acid Reflux Disease Hernia Gall Bladder Liver & Hepatobillary Surgery Pancreatic Surgery Small & Large Intestinal Surgery Rectum & Anal Canal Surgery Uro SurgeriesRead More
What is Breath Testing? Breath testing is used as a clinical medical diagnosis for people with various digestive disorders. Testing is simple, non-invasive, and is typically performed after a short period of fasting. Conditions and diseases that we test for include: Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (with a lactulose hydrogen breath test), Lactose intolerance Fructose intoleranceRead More
What is colorectal cancer? Colorectal cancer is cancer of the large intestine; the colon is the large intestine and the rectum is the last several inches of the colon. The majority of colorectal cancer begins as one or more benign colon polyps, which become malignant over time. Colorectal cancer is one of the leading causesRead More
Welcome to Millennium Gastroenterology, PC Website!, where Board-Certified top gastroenterologist, Dr. Eyad Y. Baghal serving Haledon and Patterson, NJ area, specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of gastroenterology, liver and obesity issues. From abdominal pain, acid reflux, irritable bowel syndrome, colitis, colon cancer, hepatitis C, cirrhosis to weight loss treatment and management, Dr. Baghal willRead More
The costs of liver disease are staggering. At least one in 10 Americans, or over 30 million people in the U.S. has some form of liver disease. Four million Americans have hepatitis C – the so-called “silent killer” as no symptom is displayed – with more than 75% of American adults infected with hepatitis CRead More
Colon Cancer Program Colorectal cancer affects men and women of all racial and ethnic groups. Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer and the second leading cause of cancer death in men and women combined in the United States. More than 130,000 Americans have colorectal cancer with the disease taking the lives of moreRead More
Treatment and management of obesity with a comprehensive 12-months weight loss program. If you have been experiencing shortness of breath, fatigue, osteoarthritis, GERD, sleep apnea, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, stroke, diabetes or even certain types of cancer as obesity-related health conditions, you are not alone. According to The Journal of American Medical Association inRead More
Life-changing non-surgical weight loss procedure involving gastric balloons to curb appetite, making it safe and effective for weight loss. WHAT IS THE RESHAPE NON-SURGICAL PROCEDURE? The ReShape procedure is a new, FDA approved, non-surgical weight loss procedure, combined with comprehensive fitness, nutrition and lifestyle coaching, to help people achieve and maintain significant weight loss. ItRead More
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If you’re planning your first visit to our office, we look forward to meeting you. To help expedite your check-in or registration with our office personnel, please complete the packet of New Patient Forms below. Patient Information Form Patient Signature Form Medical History Form Authorization of Release of Medical Information FIRST VISIT Please arrive 15Read More
Insurance We ask that you bring your insurance card(s) and driver’s license with you to each and every visit made to our office. We offer you the courtesy of submitting your charges to both primary and secondary plan. Our professional and experienced office personnel deals with many insurance plans and can help negotiate the complexRead More
At Millennium Gastroenterology, P.C., we recognize how overwhelming it can feel when you begin the process toward achieving your weight loss and health goals. That’s where our patient navigators come in. Every patient is teamed with an experienced patient navigator who understands the ins and outs of digestive & bariatric surgeries – both the insuranceRead More
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On this page: Glossary All Digestive Diseases Specific Diseases Glossary Data for digestive diseases as a group and for specific diseases are provided in various categories. For some diseases, data do not exist in all categories. Following are definitions used for the categories in this fact sheet: Ambulatory care visits: The number of specific disease-related
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Beyond the headlines regarding obesity rates and health-issues, there is another epidemic taking place. That is the misunderstanding of the obese person. If you are one of the many individuals struggling to maintain your weight, while simultaneously struggling to feel good about yourself, ReShape™ offers a gentle, non-surgical solution. Isn’t it about time the world
Our New Website Has Launched, Finally! The Millennium Gastroenterology, P.C. Center is excited to announce the launch of our new (and awesome) website! www.mgigastro.com. We spend much of our time providing a high level of service for our Patients, and we realized it was time to treat our website to the same level of care.
We are a team of professionals dedicated to providing excellence in quality gastroenterology care and endoscopy expertise and in so doing, serving the needs of our community.
Dr. Eyad Y. Baghal, MD is highly respected by patients and colleagues for his superior medical and surgical skills, as well as for the exceptional level of personal attention and devotion he brings to each case. We're Really The Trusted Choice for Advanced, Compassionate Digestive Diseases Care.